Family budgeting

Family budgeting

Practical tips on budgeting, cutting costs in the home and managing your finances

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My Home Ltd

In many respects, running a household is the same as running a business.  Money comes in, money goes out, and at the end of...
Learning the value of money

Teach your kids money values

Worried your kids think money grows on trees? Confused about giving pocket money? Here’s how to teach your children financial sense… Set an example Research has...
Teaching the value of money

Teach your children to be money wise

As strict as you intend to be, once your little one stares up at you, all doe-eyed, and asks "Mummy, can I have....?" it's...
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Your 30 minute budget makeover

If you’re a new mum or dad, you’ve probably not had a chance to sit down - let alone develop a household budgeting plan....
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Five steps to an affordable social life

If you’re a parent on a budget, you may feel your social life is a luxury of the past.  But with a little creative...
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How to budget

Looking after the family budget is often something we muddle through. We don’t have time, and it’s confusing. We mean to save, but things...
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Stop the money stress and take control!

Are money worries getting you down?  Do you wonder how you can manage the family budget and still afford treats for you and the...
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